Island News

Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/While stray animals continue to rule the roads in city despite best efforts of the civic body to contain the menace, the annoyance caused by the lot has now started taking a toll on visitors...
Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The Andaman & Nicobar Gazetted Officers’ Association has appreciated the decision of the Govt. of India, Department of Personnel & Training, New Delhi to exempt the non-entitled...
Port Blair, 23 Aug 2017/--/The Finance Department of A & N Administration has approved ISDA Arrears of summer vacation period w.e.f. 01.09.2008 for teachers and non-teaching staff working under Education Department...

West Bengal & Other States

Patna, 23 Aug 2017/--/The alleged NGO scam in Bhagalpur rocked both Houses of the Bihar legislature for the second day today with Opposition Congress and RJD raising slogans and demanding resignation of chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi. As soon as the Assembly met for...
Patna, 23 Aug 2017/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conduct an aerial survey of flood-affected districts of Bihar on August 26. Tweeting about it, Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Modi said: PM coming on 26th Aug for aerial survey of flood affected dists of Bihar. Earlier on August 14, Bihar...

Sports News

NEW DELHI, 20 Jun 2017/--/Just days ahead of India's limited-over series against West Indies, head coach Anil Kumble has stepped down from his position. It was being reported that there was a rift between India skipper...
Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Kolkata will host the summit clash of the U-17 World Cup football on October 28 while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati were chosen to stage the semifinals of the prestigious FIFA tournament the country...

Stand Alone

Picture shows the winners of quiz and drawing contests organized by Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Rangat unit, being awarded at a function held on Sunday at...

Hills (Darjelling) News

SIKKIM, 28 Jul 2017/--/Processed fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), today announced signing of MoU with Government of Sikkim. Basis the MoU, a joint venture - “Sikkim IFFCO Organics...
MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/The state run library was reduced to ashes and Gokul Lodge at Dudhia  run by GTA tourism department under Mirik block was attempted to set ablaze by throwing petrol bombs by some miscreants last...
MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/Trinamool Congress Hill president Rajen Mukhia is ready to resign from his post if Gorkhaland is achieved by his resignation and the central government gives guarantee into it. Mukhia who is...

National News

NEW DELHI, 20 Aug 2017/--/The railways today indicated negligence could be the reason behind the derailment of the Utkal Express, with a senior official saying a probe would ascertain if any maintenance work was being...
Lucknow, 20 Aug 2017/--/More than 50 passengers who received injuries in the Muzaffarnagar train accident have been discharged from hospitals while 102 others are still receiving treatment, the Uttar Pradesh government...

Business News

Kolkata, 20 Aug 2017/--/AirAsia Indonesia today launched a new route from Kolkata, to the dream holiday island, Bali, Indonesia, making it the second city in India after Mumbai to have a more seamless flight connection...
Kolkata, 20 Aug 2017/--/The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Syndicate Bank, Melwyn Rego visited Kolkata and conducted Town Hall Meeting with the Staff Members of the Bank at the Confederation of Indian...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 17 Aug 2017/--/Stocks consolidated their gains on Thursday after US Fed minutes signalled uncertainties over near-term rate hikes. RBI's own concern over inflation in its minutes dragged banking stocks down. Auto and healthcare shares too registered losses. "Investors showed confidence...

Political Delicacies

13 Aug 2017/--/JD-U workers from Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are reportedly pressuring JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav to form a national party after Nitish Kumar formed a government...
2 Jul 2017/--/Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar broke rank with the Opposition and decided to support NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind because he wants to consolidate the maha- dalit votes in Bihar and a...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 23 Aug 2017/--/Darjeeling District Administration has warned of taking strict actions and start the campaign of arresting leaders who are involved in creating violence and attacking administration and police...
MALDA, 23 Aug 2017/--/Newer localities were inundated in last 24 hours keeping the flood situation unaltered in Malda. While three major rivers - Mahananda, Ganga and Fulhar remained steady, smaller rivers like Behula,...
SILIGURI, 23 Aug 2017/--/Kurseong Himalayan Cricket Association (KHCA) has come forward to lend financial support to a local body builder who met with an accident recently and now requires huge amount of money for...

Echo World

Hong Kong, 23 Aug 2017/--/Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, while...
Washington, 22 Aug 2017/--/President Donald Trump today vowed to boost US' strategic partnership with India to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan and called on New Delhi to provide more economic assistance to...

Reflex Action

23 Aug 2017/--/India is entering the Seventieth anniversary of its Independence in 2017, with far greater challenges to confront in a topsy-turvy world, which sees a sudden resurgence of forces of white supremacists and neo-Nazists, right in the heart of world’s oldest democracy. These may be of no...

Editorial

23 Aug 2017/--/A Division Bench of the Supreme Court in a landmark judgment on Tuesday held, by a 3-2 majority, that Triple Talaq is unconstitutional and violative of fundamental rights. All forward-looking persons, irrespective of their religion, would hail the judgment. Most grateful to the apex court will be tens of thousands of Muslim women who have been victims of this unjust practice for hun...